Concert Review

New Jersey bands ØM-53, See Plus, 54 Ultra, The Neverends and Montclair State's own Jack Powers performed in Debonair Music Hall on Friday, June 10, 2022 - and our music librarian Emily McCormack was there to capture the event! Jack Powers See Plus 54 Ultra ØM-53 The Neverends You can watch Jack Power's WMSC Unplugged session [...]
On March 27th, Lurk, One Step Closer, Soul Blind and Drug Church performed at the First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Featured on the left is the flier for the tour found on the band’s Instagram, @drugchurch.  The show started off with LURK, who is a punk rock band all the way from Chicago, Illinois. [...]

Almost 30 years in the making, Papa Roach still has what it takes to rock and roll! By Víctor Muñiz Rosa Papa Roach performed last Tuesday at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair. The crowd was exhilarating, and everybody was jumping and singing all their hits like “American Dreams,” “Scars,” “Help,” Getting Away with Murder,” and […]

By Rosemary Gillin On 2/15/20, I attended William Clark Green East Coast Tour with Flatland Cavalry and Kenny Freeman kicking things off at The Gramercy Theatre in New York City. The genre of music they performed is Texas country, red dirt, Americana and a bit of country folk and Texas blues. The venue was packed at […]

By Sam Carliner On Thursday, January 23 I saw Snoop Dogg at The Wellmont. I didn’t realize how gorgeous of a venue The Wellmont is. There’s plenty of space, multiple bars with quick service, a great sound system, and a beautiful domed ceiling. These are just a few of the aspects that stood out. This […]

By Sam Carliner On Sunday, January 19 I saw Billy Woods at Mercury Lounge. This show was presented by Mercury East. It was my first Billy Woods show and my first time at Mercury Lounge. The venue was intimate but had plenty of space for what was a pretty popular show. I was also impressed […]

By Lee Ben-Hakoon Angel Olsen’s second show of her All Mirrors tour leg took place in Asbury Lanes, an uber cool bowling alley/diner/concert venue in South Jersey. Warming up for Angel was Vagabon, a Cameroonian-American softly spoken artist with a powerful singing voice. Her beautiful blend of indie, alternative, and synth genres blended beautifully together, […]

By Sydney Williams I got the chance to see Wicked Divas at The Avenel Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 25!  The venue is only a few months old in the area of Avenel, New Jersey, so I was very excited to see the performance space. This musical showcase featured Ai Mauzey and Dee Roscioli […]

By Sam Carliner On October 16, 2019, I saw Spellling at Trans-Pecos. This was a PopGun Presents show. I loved the venue for this show because it was very intimate, with a low to the ground stage and potted plants everywhere. All three artists who performed that night hung out in the crowd. I had […]